Vanier Cup football final open for ticket sales

Tickets for the 2008 Desjardins Vanier Cup will be available to the public on Thursday (Oct. 16).

The 2008 Vanier Cup, sponsored by Desjardins Group, is the Canadian Interuniversity Sport football championship final. The 44th Vanier Cup, hosted by Ontario University Athletics, will be held at Hamilton’s Ivor Wynne Stadium, on Saturday, Nov. 22 at 2 p.m.

The game will be televised live on The Score and RDS. For additional information and updates, visit

Tickets, which go on sale at 10 a.m., range in price from $25 to $40 and can by purchased by phone through the Vanier Cup Headquarters at 905-547-2418 or online at

Families will have an opportunity to save with the Family Pack. For $89, the Family Pack includes four tickets, four hotdogs and four drinks.

The Vanier Cup features the winners of the Mitchell Bowl (Atlantic University Sport champions at the OUA champions) and the Uteck Bowl (Canada West champions at Quebec Student Sports Federation champions) to determine Canadian university football supremacy.